East Toowoomba, Queensland facts for kids
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|Population||5,676 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,351/km2 (3,500/sq mi)|
|Area||4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)|
|Location||2 km (1 mi) E of Toowoomba|
|State electorate(s)||Toowoomba North|
East Toowoomba is a suburb of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, located 2 kilometres (1 mi) from the central business district. At the 2011 Australian Census they recorded a population of 5,675. The east and south of the suburb is crossed by the Warrego Highway.
- Clive Berghofer Stadium, previously known as Athletic Oval and named for former Toowoomba mayor Clive Berghofer (1982–1992), and primarily used for rugby league games;
- St Vincent's Hospital, a private hospital established in 1922 by the Sisters of Charity;
- Queens Park and Botanical Gardens, a heritage-listed reserve established in 1869.
There are a number of heritage-listed sites in East Toowoomba, including:
- 80 Campbell Street: Whyembah
- 4-6 Fernside Street: Fernside
- 43-79 Lindsay Street: Queens Park
- 24-60 Margaret Street: Toowoomba Grammar School
- 73 Margaret Street: Bishop's House
- 90 Margaret Street: Old Toowoomba Court House
- 124 Margaret Street: Toowoomba Technical College
- 112 Mary Street: Gowrie House
- 9 Phillip Street: Millbrook
- 9-13 Tourist Road: Unara
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